1896                                 Armenia

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freight schooner barge

Built at West Bay City MI by James Davidson, Hull 73

298’ LOA, 285’ LBP, 44’ beam, 21’7” depth
2 decks

Enrolled at Port Huron MI April 28, 1896 (#83)
288.6 x 44.6 x 19.1, 2040.76 GT, 1919.78 NT     US 107219     to:
James Davidson, West Bay City MI

Entered service 1896

Transferred 1899 to Davidson Steamship Co., Duluth MN, G. A. Tomlinson, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold 1900 to West Division Steamship Co., Chicago IL

Foundered May 9, 1906 near Pelee Island, Lake Erie.  Towed by str. Fred Pabst, lost in storm near Colchester Light.  Downbound with cargo of iron ore.  No lives lost.  Enrollment surrendered May 9, 1906.  (On Sept 16 str. Charles B. Packard ran over the wreck and sank, after which the wreck was removed.)



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